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Daily Archives: April 6, 2016

The North Pole was Discovered on April 6th, 1909!

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On this day in 1909, Robert Peary and his team reached the North Pole… sort of. The day was April 6th, 1909. American explorer Robert Peary, along with his assistant Matthew Henson and four Eskimos, believed he had finally realized his lifelong dream. Peary, a United States Navy civil engineer, made his first trip to